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State Customs Service of Turkmenistan strengthens international customs cooperation
22 Jan
State Customs Service of Turkmenistan strengthens international customs cooperation

The State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, within the framework of previously signed agreements, is strengthening interaction with customs authorities in the region.

So, on January 20, 2021, employees of the Central Office of State Customs Service of Turkmenistan met online with colleagues from the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. They discussed the draft Protocol on the Technical Conditions for the Exchange of Electronic Customs Data, which was developed within the framework of the Agreement between the Governments of Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs affairs.

In order to implement this Protocol, proposals have been developed to establish a joint working group on data exchange. After the approval by the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan and the Customs Department of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan the Technical Specifications, the practical implementation of the Protocol will begin.

At the end of the meeting, the Parties expressed confidence in further productive interaction and cooperation.